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KS3 Spanish Holiday Practice


KS3 Spanish holiday in Spain: Past, present & future tenses There is so much more to Spain than the wonderful beaches!  This Spanish listening practice focusses upon an activity holiday in Northern Spain, in ‘Los Picos de Europa’, very close to a coastline resembling Cornwall, with lovely surfing, fascinating caves, [...]

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KS2/3 Spanish worksheet: Supper!


Worksheet for KS2/3 Spanish Food Story:  Supper!  ¡La Cena! Listening practice is the priority for this story, but here are the words of the story in Spanish plus a few exercises to point out the grammar: La Cena: Es la hora de comer. Los perros tienen hambre. Maggie está comiendo. [...]

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Gustar – Likes & Dislikes in Spanish


Gustar = To be pleasing to … This is a worksheet for audiovisual story: A New Puppy The words of the story in Spanish, with lots of examples of GUSTAR,  are printed below. Gustar is used to express likes and dislikes in Spanish. It goes with an indirect object pronoun because [...]

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Animals in Spanish: Pets, farm animals & more


KS2 Spanish Resource: Animals Animals in Spanish + questions & answers: Listening/Speaking practice Vocabulary and short phrases in a visual context with subtitles in Spanish/English: Animales en casa – Pets: ¿Tienes un animal en casa?                -  Do you have a pet? ¡Sí, tengo [...]

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Animals in French: As-tu un animal?


Animals in French – Listening/speaking practice: Vocabulary, short phrases, questions & answers (subtitles in French AND English) Qu’est-ce que c’est?!   (What is it?) As-tu un animal? - Do you have a pet? Oui, j’ai un poisson – Yes, I have a fish Non, je n’ai pas d’animal  - No, I do not have a pet [...]

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Talk about yourself in French


French worksheet for ‘Je m’appelle Billy’ – Personal description practice: French words for video clip:  Je m’appelle Billy  Bonjour!  Je m’appelle Billy. Je suis un chien anglais, et je suis un garçon! Voici mon père.  Il s’appelle Riddick, et voici ma mère.  Elle s’appelle Maggie. J’ai trois soeurs. J’habite avec [...]

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Imperfect tense in Spanish worksheet


Grammar worksheet for a Spanish story in the Imperfect (+ Perfect) Tense: The imperfect tense is used to describe things in the past, to say what happened over a period of time/during the past, and to talk about what was happening when something more precise occurred (perfect tense) e.g: La niña estaba jugando [...]

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Imperfect/Perfect Tense French worksheet: A New Puppy


French verbs in context: The Imperfect tense: Worksheet for Audio Story:  A New Puppy French Words for the story: (Perfect tense = blue italics, imperfect tense = bold + underlined) J’ai pris cette photo de Maggie le jour de son arrivée. Elle avait sept semaines. Regardez ses pattes! (present tense) Elle allait pousser beaucoup! Elle [...]

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KS2/3 French worksheet: Maggie has grown!


French story worksheet for ‘Maggie has grown’ Present tense likes/dislikes + Examples of the Perfect Tense Words in French for audiovisual story:  Maggie has grown  Past tense: Maggie a grandi! Elle a grandi beaucoup! Elle a changé énormément! Elle est devenue coquine! Present tense: Connaissez-vous un chien qui aime faire [...]

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KS2 French Worksheet: Maggie & Billy at the river


French words for audiovisual KS2 story: Maggie & Billy at the river! Follow-up French words & exercise for: Maggie & Billy at the River + Questions It is an opportunity to practise asking questions in context: Voici la rivière. Regardez le chien.  C’est Billy. Il aime nager. 1.  Que fait-il? [...]

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KS2/3 French Story Worksheet: Chez le coiffeur


French Worksheet for ‘Chez le Coiffeur’ Questions + words in French for audiovisual story: Going to the Hairdresser’s! Bonjour Billy!  Aujourd’hui tu vas chez le coiffeur! Bonjour Maggie!  Aujourd’hui tu vas chez le coiffeur aussi! Oh là là Maggie!  Tu es toute ronde! Regardez tes poils!  Tu as vraiment besoin [...]

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KS2/3 French Food Story Worksheet: Supper


KS2/3 French Story Worksheet: Supper! Grammar and words in French for audiovisual story: C’est l’heure de manger – Supper! C’est l’heure de manger. Les chiens me suivent avec leurs yeux!   (Tricky) Ils ont faim! Maggie mange très vite! Billy aussi mange très vite. Ça y est.  Tout est terminé! [...]

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Worksheet for ces, ses, c’est + demonstrative adjectives


KS2/3 French story worksheet:  Ces, Ses, C’est + demonstrative adjectives CES = These/those: ‘Ces’ is a demonstrative adjective which is used with a noun in the plural to describe it by demonstrating it / picking it out! E.g. These apples (Ces pommes), Those people (Ces gens) SES  = His/her/its: ‘Ses’ is [...]

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KS3 French worksheet for ‘Le MacDo des oiseaux


KS3/4 French Worksheet for a story to illustrate describing adjectives: Worksheet with questions and the words in French for the following audiovideo story: Le MacDo des oiseaux! Note: Some birds are masculine, e.g. le corbeau (the crow) and some are feminine, e.g. la jacasse, or la pie (the magpie).  The [...]

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KS2/3 Worksheet for ‘Maggie travaille’


French story worksheet: Maggie and the squirrel! Questions + French words for video:  Maggie travaille! Voici le jardin. Il y a une mangeoire.  Regardez!  Écoutez! Maggie est la gardienne de la mangeoire! Toute la journée elle surveille le jardin. Les écureuils sont interdits! Qu’est-ce que c’est? Un écureuil arrive doucement. [...]

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French Worksheet for: Plus __ que


French Worksheet: Comparisons – Plus _ que This is a French transcript of the following video resource about an old dog:  Plus _ que! Je suis vieux. Je suis plus âgé que Félix. Félix est jeune. Il est plus jeune que moi. Il court plus vite que moi. Moi, je [...]

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French Worksheet: A New Puppy


Worksheet for KS2/3 French story: A New Puppy French transcript of audiovisual story:  A New Puppy Elle arrive chez nous. Elle est belle. Elle ne connaît personne.   –  (She knows nobody!) Elle a peur. Elle a peur du jardin. Tout est nouveau … Je l’embrasse. Où est-elle? Elle est [...]

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French Story Worksheet: Maggie est Coquine


KS2 French Story Worksheet Questions & a written transcript of the following French audiovisual Story: Maggie est Coquine! C’est le matin. Bonjour Maggie!  Bonjour Billy! Au secours! Maggie a mon jouet! C’est à moi! C’est mon jouet! Je veux mon jouet! Tu as mon jouet! Maggie est coquine! Elle aime [...]

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KS2/3 French Worksheet: My hamster is ill


Worksheet for KS2/3 French Story Transcript in French of this French listening resource: My hamster is ill! Qu’est-ce que c’est? Savez-vous? Oui!  C’est un hamster! Il s’appelle Bugatti.  Il court très vite. Il habite avec son frère. Son frère s’appelle Veyron. Bugatti et Veyron …  Vous êtes mignons! Bugatti fait [...]

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Spanish Vowels: a e i o u


Spanish Vowel Sounds: a e i o u:  Rap + Song for children KS1/2 Spanish listening and speaking practice! Here is a fun song/rap using the letter ‘P’ for learning vowels in Spanish: La P con la A dice PA La P con la E dice PE La P con [...]

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